Doctor and father, not in that order
Doctor working in cancer. Husband working in the kitchen. Father working on nappies.
I have discovered there is no solidarity in parenthood.
Nursery rhymes contain a uniquely misogynistic, patriarchal, Anglo-centric and monarchist view of the world.
24/03/2017 11:09 AM AEDT
As a conversationalist, he has a long way to go.
02/03/2017 8:25 PM AEDT
And we thought feeding was hard.
29/11/2016 8:39 PM AEDT
That way, the only way is up.
07/10/2016 10:44 AM AEDT
It now seems crazy to me that our society lays the burden of early parental responsibility almost exclusively upon mothers. This is something we should be trying to change; we need to, both to share care needs fairly and to set an example of equality to children.
20/09/2016 5:38 AM AEST
Sleep deprivation has to be one of the most damaging things about new parenthood. When your average nocturnal respite lasts a total of two hours, nothing in the world seems worthwhile.
18/08/2016 11:31 AM AEST
On a sunny Saturday afternoon last week, my wife, son and I had a picnic in our local park. A younger, childless couple walked past. They smiled, giggled with the baby and walked on. Then suddenly it hit me: they think we're having fun.
09/08/2016 10:53 AM AEST
The children of doctors suffer. I never quite understood this phrase until I became a parent. Now that I'm here I know exactly what it means: the worst possible patient is your own child.
27/07/2016 8:20 AM AEST
I had lots of dreams growing up. Dreams of being an astronaut. Dreams of travelling the world. But I never thought I'd have recurring dreams of accidentally suffocating my son to death.
15/07/2016 9:44 PM AEST
Never underestimate a baby. My son can barely hold his head up, but he's already much smarter than I am. Just last weekend we went to Melbourne as a family and he showed me how little I know about parenthood.
01/07/2016 1:38 PM AEST
Television shows tend to make babies seem like a mild inconvenience. In reality, a newborn is a hurricane that rips through every aspect of your life, leaving only a pile of inconsolable rubble in its wake. It's time this was reflected on screen.
19/06/2016 6:16 AM AEST
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